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Ask the Experts: Point of Care Ultrasound

Bedside point of care ultrasound (POCUS) is increasingly being incorporated into patient care outside of the emergency department to help with decision making at the patient’s bedside. In what patient assessment situations can POCUS be used and what is its role in traditional radiologist-driven ultrasound studies? Are there data to support the use of POCUS? How does one get POCUS training? What are some barriers to and advice for setting up a POCUS curriculum? To answer these and more questions, please join us for another installment of our Ask the Experts series.